Quonset Point, R. I. – July 12, 1942

Quonset Point, Rhode Island – July 12, 1942


Vought SB2U Vindicator
U.S. Navy Photo

     On July 12, 1942, a Vought SB2U Vindicator, (Bu. No. 0739), was returning to the Quonset Point Naval Air Station after a practice bombing training flight when it crash-landed due to heavy crosswinds.  The aircraft suffered heavy damage, but the two-man crew was not injured.


     U. S. Navy accident report #43-4422, dated July 12,1942. 

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